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Apple oat strawberry smoothie – The morning of day 14 of my 21 day juice fast

Hand Slicing Strawberries

I have just had an apple oat strawberry smoothie. The taste didn’t blow me away but it was certainly a whole lot easier to get down than the green concoction I made yesterday. Just thinking about yesterday’s green smoothie is nearly as horrifying as the actual taste of the stuff.Hand Slicing Strawberries
I’m feeling more than reasonably okay at the present moment, which is to say I don’t feel weak and hungry or like I have too much sugar in my system. I’m a little sleepy and my left eye has a weird strain but otherwise I feel okay.

My stomach is still looking smaller and feeling softer to me than before I started this juice fast. Like I said in one of yesterday’s update posts, I can feel other components of my stomach where before all I could feel were the fibroids.

Apple oat strawberry smoothie

My Apple oat strawberry smoothie recipe can be found below. I’m just experimenting right now and probably shouldn’t presume to share recipes for my silly concoctions but hey…

Just in case you’d rather try some recipes from more established sources, I’ve looked up some smoothie recipes that are similar. Couldn’t find any recipes specifically for making an apple oat strawberry smoothie but I did find strawberry oat smoothie recipes and apple oats smoothie recipes

September 1 2012: I thought I’d update this post because I was reading it and realized I wrote it on the morning of day 14 of my 21 day juice fast and I’ve written in some other posts that I bailed on the juice fast on day 14. Maybe it was day 15 that I bailed but I do think it was on Day 14, so I have to wonder how a day that started out with me feeling “more than reasonably okay” ended with me overeating and deciding to give up on the juice fast. I can’t really remember what happened that day; but in checking another of my blogs it is clear I was very unhappy on this day. I was complaining about not knowing who I am and where I’m going.

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My name is Monica. I have fibroids. My fibroids are large enough that they have transformed my figure into something I am still trying to learn how to live with. In the meantime while I try to learn how to live with my fibroids I am also trying every possible method I can find to try to shrink them naturally because I am afraid of the idea of a hysterectomy. I lived with fibroids from 2007 - 2016. I started documenting my experiences on this blog in 2012. On March 7th 2016 I had a hysterectomy out of concern that I might have ovarian cancer. It did not turn out that I had ovarian cancer. The cancer scare forced the hysterectomy I was trying to avoid, and so, I became fibroid free as of March 7th 2016. I will try to keep this blog up and running in the hope that it will be of some use to others going through what I went through.